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  • Old Mr. Letterblair, the accredited legal adviser of three generations of New York gentility, throned behind his mahogany desk in evident perplexity.
  • Their own compatriots—save those previously known or properly accredited—they treated with an even more pronounced disdain; so that, unless they ran across a Chivers, a Dagonet or a Mingott, their months abroad were spent in an unbroken tete-a-tete.

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  • The class was a basic business course, taught by a pair of professors who came in from a nearby accredited college.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Institut Mont-Haefeli was a school in Switzerland —barely accredited, according to Andy— where only the very dumbest and most disturbed girls went.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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